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The revolutionary weapon that changed UK history - Britain's Most Historic Towns


Alice Roberts explores the English Civil War through the history of Oxford, the city at the heart of a battle between an autocratic king and his rebellious parliament. Professor Alice Roberts explores Britain's rich and varied past through the stories of individual towns. In each programme Alice studies key periods in British history by delving into the secrets of historic towns. Alice combines the bigger national picture with local detail to give an accurate impression of what life was really like at key moments in Britain's turbulent past. Alice visits historic sites and meets local historians to understand how each town was shaped by the dominant forces of the age.